Thursday, May 19, 2016 — A photo of athlete Marcus Ong that was taken by Leslie Tan of Red Sports was used without permission on a website, justrunlah.com.
The photo was used in an article on that website with the headline Singapore’s 2.4km Kings!. The author was listed as Shu. It was published on that website on May 18, 2016.
The photo was taken without our permission. A substantial portion of our story was also plagiarised.
The photo was part of a story that was first posted on Red Sports.
The Intellectual Property Office of Singapore says the law requires that anyone needs to “contact the copyright owners directly for consent. This is needed because copyright in images include the right to make copies and to communicate them, such as when you upload them onto your website/blog. Doing so without the copyright owner’s permission will infringe his exclusive rights”.
Please do not steal our photos and plagiarise our content.
Below are screenshots of the full article as it appeared on the website.